Emphasis on Colorado:
"In the punditry business, it's considered bad form to question the essential wisdom of the American people. But at this point, it's impossible to ignore the obvious: The American people are acting like a bunch of spoiled brats... They want somebody to make it all better. Now." - Eugene Robinson
"Will you tell those dumb asses at the Tea Party to stop asking questions about birth certificates while I'm on the camera?" - Ken Buck
Which brings me to my question of the day: Why do we elect stupid people?
Most GOP press conferences are as scripted and phony as professional wrestling, as were all public performances of George W Bush. Former members of his administration have been trying to rewrite history by claiming that he was an intelligent man, even Tony Blair mentions this in his memoirs. George is not a dumb person but he is an idiot. He reads a lot, but the books are mostly mass market fiction, or what I call supermarket fiction, because you can always find one of their books on the shelf of your local food market alongside the National Enquirer and People magazine. George is also a recovering alcoholic who, in his past, constantly had his judgement and decision making facilities impaired from imbibing too much on a regular basis. He also froze and went into panic attacks in the face of crisis, which is now being spun as his having empathy and calmness before making bold decisions. He and his ideological pals lied to the American public and sent thousands of our children to their deaths in not one, but two wars that were unjustified, and caused the destruction of the governments and social fabric of those countries, causing hundreds of thousands of their deaths, without shame or apology.
When Sarah Palin was outed for not reading very much by Katy Couric, she put her on her vendetta list. Woe to Ms Couric if ever Sarah becomes president, as she will be banished to the wilds of Alaska, along with the Murkowskis and every other being on her list. I think I am number 4000... After an initial attempt at answering questions from rational, normal people, the campaigns of such offbeat and irrational candidates like Rand, Jan, Sharron, Carly and Linda must spend the rest of their time and energy keeping their meal ticket from making embarrassing scenes in public. Which is good for Fox news, they get exclusive coverage of these folks, and makes it so delicious for the rest of us as it gets closer to election day and forces them into the harsh light of reality... Rock on Jan Brewer!